The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 331 375
Rank change year-on-year -10 +44  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 261 322 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 2.25% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 224 198
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £344 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +8.38% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13857 14297 14167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.23% 28.93% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9633 10184 9649
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 163 190
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -60 95 £450 -10.00% 28
South East +17 75 £555 +23.33% 8
East of England -9 23 £400 -15.78% 13
East Midlands -2 15 £400 +23.07% 7
North West +25 14 £500 +17.64% 16
Yorkshire +24 12 £400 +8.84% 6
South West +8 11 £420 -6.66% 8
West Midlands +6 7 £400 +6.66% 4
North East - 6 £380 -
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 494 (94.82%) Java
2 315 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (56.43%) Spring
4 225 (43.19%) SQL
5 188 (36.08%) Hibernate
6 185 (35.51%) TDD
7 171 (32.82%) XML
8 160 (30.71%) Web Services
9 152 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 150 (28.79%) REST
11 139 (26.68%) Jenkins
12 138 (26.49%) Oracle
12 138 (26.49%) Scrum
13 131 (25.14%) JBoss
14 130 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
15 129 (24.76%) Finance
16 128 (24.57%) Maven
17 123 (23.61%) SOAP
18 116 (22.26%) HTML
19 112 (21.50%) J2EE
20 110 (21.11%) CSS
21 105 (20.15%) Unit Testing
22 103 (19.77%) JUnit
23 102 (19.58%) JMS
24 101 (19.39%) OO
25 99 (19.00%) WebSphere
26 98 (18.81%) JPA
27 94 (18.04%) DevOps
28 91 (17.47%) Git (software)
29 90 (17.27%) Relational Database

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 131 (25.14%) JBoss
2 99 (19.00%) WebSphere
3 82 (15.74%) Tomcat
4 78 (14.97%) WebLogic
5 54 (10.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 48 (9.21%) Apache
7 32 (6.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (5.76%) WebSphere Process Server
9 25 (4.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 21 (4.03%) CMS
10 21 (4.03%) Mule
11 13 (2.50%) WildFly
12 9 (1.73%) Anypoint
12 9 (1.73%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.54%) Apache Spark
14 7 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.34%) OpenStack
14 7 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (1.15%) Mule ESB
15 6 (1.15%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.15%) Unica
3 4 (0.77%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.53%) GitHub
3 20 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.45%) PaaS
5 17 (3.26%) IaaS
6 12 (2.30%) OpenShift
7 9 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.54%) SaaS
9 6 (1.15%) Silverpop
10 3 (0.58%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.38%) Google Checkout
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.88%) HTTP
2 13 (2.50%) SSL
3 10 (1.92%) Internet
4 9 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.54%) Wireshark
6 6 (1.15%) Firewall
7 4 (0.77%) Intranet
8 2 (0.38%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.38%) DNS
8 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.38%) IPv6
8 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.38%) LDAP
8 2 (0.38%) Network Security
8 2 (0.38%) SMTP
9 1 (0.19%) AMQP
9 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.27%) Relational Database
2 68 (13.05%) MySQL
3 51 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 47 (9.02%) NoSQL
5 44 (8.45%) RDBMS
6 40 (7.68%) Oracle Database
7 30 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (4.99%) Big Data
9 24 (4.61%) MongoDB
10 23 (4.41%) Hadoop
10 23 (4.41%) MarkLogic
11 15 (2.88%) Redis
12 14 (2.69%) DB2
12 14 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.73%) GIS
13 9 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.34%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.34%) Jackrabbit
15 5 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 139 (26.68%) Jenkins
2 128 (24.57%) Maven
3 103 (19.77%) JUnit
4 91 (17.47%) Git (software)
5 63 (12.09%) Cucumber
5 63 (12.09%) Mockito
6 56 (10.75%) Subversion
7 42 (8.06%) Eclipse
8 34 (6.53%) Ant
8 34 (6.53%) JIRA
9 29 (5.57%) Selenium
10 24 (4.61%) Gradle
11 19 (3.65%) Bitbucket
12 16 (3.07%) Hudson
13 14 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.73%) IntelliJ
14 9 (1.73%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.54%) Gerrit
15 8 (1.54%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.54%) XDoclet
General
1 129 (24.76%) Finance
2 72 (13.82%) Banking
3 20 (3.84%) Retail
4 17 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.26%) Publishing
5 16 (3.07%) Marketing
6 12 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.30%) Front Office
6 12 (2.30%) Games
7 11 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.73%) Billing
9 6 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.58%) Electronics
12 2 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 372 (71.40%) Developer
2 313 (60.08%) Java Developer
3 50 (9.60%) Senior Developer
4 46 (8.83%) Architect
5 42 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (5.37%) SQL Developer
7 27 (5.18%) Agile Developer
8 24 (4.61%) Agile Java Developer
9 20 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (3.26%) Java Engineer
12 16 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (2.88%) Cloud Developer
14 14 (2.69%) Consultant
14 14 (2.69%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.50%) HTML Developer
15 13 (2.50%) Java Architect
15 13 (2.50%) Software Engineer
16 12 (2.30%) J2EE Developer
16 12 (2.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (56.43%) Spring
2 188 (36.08%) Hibernate
3 171 (32.82%) XML
4 160 (30.71%) Web Services
5 150 (28.79%) REST
6 123 (23.61%) SOAP
7 116 (22.26%) HTML
8 112 (21.50%) J2EE
9 110 (21.11%) CSS
10 102 (19.58%) JMS
11 98 (18.81%) JPA
12 85 (16.31%) JSP
13 83 (15.93%) AngularJS
14 76 (14.59%) JSON
15 69 (13.24%) XSLT
16 64 (12.28%) RESTful
17 58 (11.13%) Spring Boot
18 55 (10.56%) HTML5
18 55 (10.56%) jQuery
19 46 (8.83%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.99%) User Experience
2 24 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.73%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.34%) iPad
11 7 (1.34%) Smart Meter
12 6 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.15%) Derivative
12 6 (1.15%) PKI
12 6 (1.15%) Social Media
13 5 (0.96%) Clustering
13 5 (0.96%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 87 (16.70%) Linux
2 47 (9.02%) Unix
3 33 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (6.33%) Windows
4 11 (2.11%) Android
4 11 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.73%) VMS
6 6 (1.15%) Solaris
6 6 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.77%) AIX
8 4 (0.77%) HPUX
8 4 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.38%) Debian
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.38%) SUSE
9 2 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (35.51%) TDD
3 138 (26.49%) Scrum
4 130 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (20.15%) Unit Testing
6 101 (19.39%) OO
7 94 (18.04%) DevOps
8 71 (13.63%) SOA
9 69 (13.24%) MVC
10 64 (12.28%) SDLC
11 63 (12.09%) Test Automation
12 57 (10.94%) BDD
13 51 (9.79%) Software Engineering
14 50 (9.60%) Microservices
15 45 (8.64%) Open Source
15 45 (8.64%) UML
16 38 (7.29%) BPEL
16 38 (7.29%) Pair Programming
17 33 (6.33%) High Availability
17 33 (6.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 494 (94.82%) Java
2 225 (43.19%) SQL
3 152 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 54 (10.36%) PL/SQL
5 35 (6.72%) Perl
6 33 (6.33%) Bash Shell
7 31 (5.95%) Shell Script
8 30 (5.76%) C#
9 27 (5.18%) Python
10 22 (4.22%) C++
11 20 (3.84%) Groovy
12 19 (3.65%) Scala
13 14 (2.69%) C
14 8 (1.54%) PHP
14 8 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.34%) Ruby
16 6 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.96%) VB
17 5 (0.96%) VC++
17 5 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (8.83%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.37%) Degree
4 20 (3.84%) CISSP
4 20 (3.84%) RHCE
4 20 (3.84%) RHCSA
5 12 (2.30%) Sun Certification
6 10 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.96%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.38%) CCNA
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.38%) ISEB
9 2 (0.38%) RHCT
10 1 (0.19%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.19%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.11%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) QA
3 5 (0.96%) MiFID
4 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.58%) GDPR
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (4.80%) Docker
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) HDFS
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (4.99%) Puppet
3 20 (3.84%) Ansible
4 5 (0.96%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.38%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.19%) Ambari
8 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.19%) Oozie
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 138 (26.49%) Oracle
2 43 (8.25%) Red Hat
3 38 (7.29%) IBM
4 32 (6.14%) Adobe
5 26 (4.99%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.84%) SAP
7 13 (2.50%) hybris
7 13 (2.50%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.73%) BEA
8 9 (1.73%) Pega
8 9 (1.73%) Sybase
9 6 (1.15%) Google
9 6 (1.15%) New Relic
10 5 (0.96%) AppDynamics
10 5 (0.96%) CA
10 5 (0.96%) OpenText
10 5 (0.96%) Perforce
10 5 (0.96%) Sun
10 5 (0.96%) VMware
11 4 (0.77%) webMethods
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